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ICHTE 2017 : 19th International Conference on Highway and Traffic Engineering

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHTE

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHTE 2017: 19th International Conference on Highway and Traffic Engineering aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Highway and Traffic Engineering. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Highway and Traffic Engineering.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Highway and Traffic Engineering are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICHTE 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Highway and Traffic Engineering. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Evaluation of Urban Land Development Direction in Kabul City, Afghanistan
Ahmad Sharif Ahmadi, Yoshitaka Kajita
2) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel
3) Assessment of Urban Heat Island through Remote Sensing in Nagpur Urban Area Using Landsat 7 ETM+ Satellite Images
Meenal Surawar, Rajashree Kotharkar
4) Urban Heat Island Intensity Assessment through Comparative Study on Land Surface Temperature and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index: A Case Study of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Tausif A. Ishtiaque, Zarrin T. Tasin, Kazi S. Akter
5) Preparing Data for Calibration of Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide in Central Saudi Arabia
Abdulraaof H. Alqaili, Hamad A. Alsoliman
6) Creating Smart and Healthy Cities by Exploring the Potentials of Emerging Technologies and Social Innovation for Urban Efficiency: Lessons from the Innovative City of Boston
Mohammed Agbali, Claudia Trillo, Yusuf Arayici, Terrence Fernando
7) Improvement of Ventilation and Thermal Comfort Using the Atrium Design for Traditional Folk Houses-Fujian Earthen Building
Ying-Ming Su
8) Urban Greenery in the Greatest Polish Cities: Analysis of Spatial Concentration
Elżbieta Antczak
9) Exploring Influence Range of Tainan City Using Electronic Toll Collection Big Data
Chen Chou, Feng-Tyan Lin
10) Tactical Urbanism and Sustainability: Tactical Experiences in the Promotion of Active Transportation
Aline Fernandes Barata, Adriana Sansão Fontes
11) Validation of Visibility Data from Road Weather Information Systems by Comparing Three Data Resources: Case Study in Ohio
Fan Ye
12) Forthcoming Big Data on Smart Buildings and Cities: An Experimental Study on Correlations among Urban Data
Yu-Mi Song, Sung-Ah Kim, Dongyoun Shin
13) Identifying Factors for Evaluating Livability Potential within a Metropolis: A Case of Kolkata
Arpan Paul, Joy Sen
14) Climate Impact-Minimizing Road Infrastructure Layout for Growing Cities
Stanislovas Buteliauskas, Aušrius Juozapavičius
15) A Study of the Costs and Benefits of Smart City Projects Including the Scenario of Public-Private Partnerships
Patrick T. I. Lam, Wenjing Yang

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